Central Banking

Launching of Bloomberg e-bond trading system

With the support of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and the Primary Dealer community, Wednesday 7 June, Bloomberg officially launched its e-bond trading system in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is the first country in the South Asian region to implement this new system.

The e-bond trading system is a computer-based system, which ensures transparency and generates trade efficiency through price discovery and execution of trades of government securities, which hitherto took place through brokers and teleph